Phulbani, Oct 29: As many as 13 persons were arrested in the last two days during raids on hotels and lodges in G Udaygiri town of Kandhamal district, police said.
Police also seized playing cards, money and mobiles from the spot.
The arrested include government employees, contractors, businessmen, political leaders and hoteliers.
Acting on a tip-off, police raided several hotels and lodges in the town and two gambling dens were busted.
They will be forwarded to court today, said police.